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Endorsements pile up for Governor's Council challenger

UPDATED Feb. 29: Six state officials, including Sen. Cindy Friedman (D-Arlington), and one Harvard legal scholar, have endorsed Mara Dolan, who is challenging incumbent Marilyn Petitto Devaney for a seat on the Governor's Council.  Mara Dolan            Mara Dolan

Devaney, who has held the seat since 1999, has not responded to a request for comment and provide list of endorsements.

Endorsements supporting Dolan, a Concord resident, include Lawrence Tribe, the Carl M. Loeb University Professor of Constitutional Law Emeritus at Harvard; state Auditor Diana DiZoglio; Rep. Richard M. Haggerty (D-Woburn), Rep. Michelle L. Ciccolo (D-Lexington, Rep. John J. Lawn Jr. (D-Watertown), Sen. James B. Eldridge (D-Marlborough) and Friedman.

Dolan is running for District 3 of the council, whose eight members (one vacant) advise Gov. Healy about a variety of matters, described here >>

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